Gabriel Archangelus (Francisco Guerrero)

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  • (Posted 2004-11-30)  CPDL #08599:  Network.png
Editor: Nancho Alvarez (submitted 2004-11-30).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 80 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: individual parts available as midi files. also available as Postscript file.

General Information

Title: Gabriel Archangelus locutus…Ave (2nda pars: Gabriel archangele veni )
Composer: Francisco Guerrero

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSSA
Genre: SacredMotetMagnificat antiphon for Annunciation

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

External websites:

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Gabriel Angelus locutus est Mariae. Guerrero sets a slightly different version as follows:

Latin.png Latin text

Gabriel archangelus locutus est ad Virginem dicens:
"Ave Maria, gratia plena, dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus."
2nda pars:
Gabriel archangele veni in adjutorio populo Dei,
qui semper assistis in conspectu Domini.

English.png English translation

The archangel Gabriel spoke to the Virgin, saying:
Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord be with you, you are blessed among women.

Archangel Gabriel, come in aid for the people of God,
you who always stand by in the sight of the Lord.